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(1)A person who sells to a person under the age of 16 a spray paint device shall be guilty of an offence.
(2)In subsection (1), “spray paint device” means a device which—
(a)contains paint stored under pressure; and
(b)is designed to permit the release of the paint as a spray.
(3)A person guilty of an offence under subsection (1) shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.
(4)It shall be a defence for a person charged with an offence under subsection (1) to show that the person took all reasonable precautions and exercised all due diligence to avoid the commission of the offence.
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